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::: incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
::: fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
::: dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: domineer - rule over tyrannically
::: executioner - person administering capital punishment
::: impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment