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galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
discrete - separate; unconnected
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech