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capsize - (of a boat) turn over
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
aegis - shield; protection; defense
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet