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innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
trifling - trivial; unimportant
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration