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rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
discrete - separate; unconnected
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause