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lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
lascivious - lustful