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overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
flair - talent
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection