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mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)