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navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests