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parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
osseous - made of bone; bony
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner