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prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
decapitate - behead
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid