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::: adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
::: loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
::: dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
::: animosity - active enmity
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
::: gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
::: legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand