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Sagacious

Showing acute mental discernment

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Sarcophagus

A stone coffin

3

Sententiously

Given to excessive moralizing; self-righteous

4

Sepulcher

A tomb, grave, or burial place

5

Serried

Crowded or pressed together

6

Servile

Slavishly submissive

7

Shoal

Sandbank which makes the water shallow

8

Skulking

Moving about stealthily

9

Somnambulist

Sleep walker

10

Spectral

Characteristic of a phantom

11

Stanchion

An upright bar, beam, or post

12

Tenebrous

Dark; gloomy; obscure

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Trireme

An ancient Greek or Roman galley or warship

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Venerable

Commanding respect because of great age or noble character

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Vermouth

An aromatized white wine

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Wantonly

Done maliciously or unjustifiably

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Worsted

Compact yarn from long wool fibers

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Wraith

A visible spirit

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Yarn

A tale

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Yawl

A two-masted sailing vessel