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clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
deluge - flood; rush; V.
exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory