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galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
misgivings - doubts
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds