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tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
import - significance; importance; meaning
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial