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checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
cleft - N: split
regatta - boat or yacht race
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.