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optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
crone - hag; ugly old woman
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
immutable - unchangeable