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canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry