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::: amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
::: dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
::: quiver - tremble; shake; N.
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
::: hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
::: crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior