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swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick