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flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
forebears - (forbears) ancestors