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striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
deft - neat; skillful
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
invective - abuse
swill - drink greedily