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bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic