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adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)