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jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
accost - approach and speak first to a person
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds