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disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb