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windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden