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parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
metropolis - large city