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gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
arsenal - storage place for military equipment
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity