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privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)