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billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck