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Nincompoop

noun - a fool; a dolt; a simpleton

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Fillet

noun - a thin, narrow strip of any material

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Raspy

adjective - harsh; irritable

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Garner

verb - to acquire by effort; to accumulate; to collect; to win

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Cynic

noun - one who attributes all actions to selfish motive
adjective - cynical
adverb - cynically

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Bedlam

noun - a place or condition of uproar and confusion

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Pastiche

noun - composition (as in literature or music) made up of selections from different works

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Curtail

verb - to shorten; to reduce

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Pavilion

noun - a light structure used for entertainment or shelter; a large tent, often fancy

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Aloof

adjective - removed or distant in interest; out of involvement

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Finagle

verb - to obtain by trickery; to swindle; to wangle

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Zeppelin

noun - a rigid, cylindrical airship, with a covered frame supported by internal gas cells

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Destitute

adjective - poverty-stricken; penniless; being without
noun - destitution

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Symbiotic

adjective - the cooperative living together in close association, especially in a mutually-beneficial manner, of two dissimilar organisms

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Colloquial

adjective - informal in language; conversational
noun - colloquialism
adjective - colloquially

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Consolidate

verb - to unite, combine, strengthen; to make solid, firmly established
noun - consolidation

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Funereal

adjective - of or pertaining to a funeral; gloomy; mournful; melancholy
adverb - funereally

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Emancipate

verb - to set free; to release from slavery or oppression
noun - emancipation

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Exultant

adjective - rejoicing greatly; jubilant; triumphant
verb - to exult

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Prelude

noun - anything serving as an introduction,
ex. an introductory section of a piece of music; an opening; a prologue; a preface; a preamble

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Constituent

noun - a voter represented by an elected official; a necessary part