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brackish - somewhat saline
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point