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trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street