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Sabre

Sword

1

Connoisseur

Expert

2

Diabolical

Devilish,evil

3

Rebuff

A blunt or abrupt rejection

4

Incivility

Rudeness,misbehavior

5

Sneering

Smirking

6

Sinewy

Muscular

7

Summons

A demand to surrender , an authoritative command

8

Clambered

Climbed with effort or difficulty

9

Flighty

Unpredictably excitable,unstable

10

Vice

A clamp used to hold something in position

11

Cowed

To intimidate,frighten with a show of force

12

Apoplexy

Stroke

13

Detestable

Intensely disliked,despicable

14

Infectious

Contagious

15

Emboldener

One who gives courage,motivator

16

Repugnance

Disgust,revulsion

17

Miscellany

A mixture of different items

18

Rogues

A dishonest person,scoundrel

19

Obstinately

In a stubborn , unyielding manner

20

Formidable

Intimidating

21

Rout

To tear apart in search

22

Iressolute

Hesitant,undecided

23

Malingering

Pretending or exaggerating incapacity or illness ,so as to avoid duty or work

24

Miscreant

A vicious or depraved person, Villan

25

Deplore

To regret deeply or strongly,lament

26

Bluff

Rough and blunt but not unkind

27

Condescending

Patronizing

28

Poll

Head, scalp

29

Trump

A fine person

30

Prodigiously

Extraordinarily

31

Confoundedly

Perplexingly

32

Brooded

Pondered

33

Indomitable

Unable to be subdued

34

Capital

Excellent

35

Dexterity

Agility of hand or mind

36

Relinquishing

Give up or abandon

37

Mirth

Merriment amusement

38

Anecdote

Story

39

Ticklish

Tricky risky difficult

40

Slight

Failure to show respect

41

Mutiny

Revolt

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Hazy

Confused, misty

43

Lanyard

Short rope

44

Grapple

To seize in a grip

45

Computation

Calculation

46

Derisively

Mockingly

47

Square

Fair or honest

48

Chapling

Spiritual leader

49

Maroon

Person who is abandoned on a island

50

Congregated

Assembled

51

Pretence

False appearance

52

Countenance

Look on you face

53

Livid

Did colored

53

Mate

Ordinary sailor

53

Skipper

Sea captain

53

Ruffian

Tough lawless person

53

Tallowy

Waxy

53

Fawning

Show extreme affection