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gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance