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whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
captious - faultfinding; too critical
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff