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preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
inamorata - woman whom a man loves