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inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
imprecation - curse; swearword
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment