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skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
dappled - spotted
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome