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dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
bilk - swindle; cheat
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid