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graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
enumerate - list; mention one by one
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.