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promontory - headland
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
lexicon - dictionary
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull