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squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
marital - pertaining to marriage
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
unravel - disentangle; solve
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use