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jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
pecuniary - pertaining to money