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prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
onus - burden; responsibility
adorn - decorate
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
gaffe - social blunder
capricious - unpredictable; fickle