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graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
ambulatory - able to walk