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quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
gaffe - social blunder
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
decoy - lure or bait; V.