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potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome