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pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
dappled - spotted
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end