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hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in