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sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
filing - particle removed by a file
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
evince - show clearly
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure