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cleft - N: split
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician