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clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
malady - illness
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.