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waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
satirical - using satire; mocking
accost - approach and speak first to a person
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent