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buccaneer - pirate
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
mimicry - imitation
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
outspoken - candid; blunt
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)