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overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left