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::: charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
::: marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
::: disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
::: ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
::: flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
::: miserly - stingy; mean
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit