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infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating