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elusive
1.hard to express or define
2.cleverly or skillfully evasive
subsided
1. to sink to a low or lower level.
2.to become quiet, less active, or less violent; abate
mobility
able to move
rueful
1.causing sorrow or pity; pitiable; deplorable
2.feeling, showing, or expressing sorrow or pity; mournful;
profusely
1.spending or giving freely and in large amount, often to excess; extravagant
2.made or done freely and abundantly
3.abundant; in great amount.
jeopardy
1.hazard or risk of or exposure to loss,
2. danger
fundamentals
basics
tack
1.a course run obliquely against the wind.
2.one of the series of straight runs that make up the zigzag course of a ship proceeding to windward.
prevail
dominate; win out;
implicate
to show to be also involved, usually in an incriminating manner
wheedled
to obtain (something) by artful persuasions
agile
1.quick and well-coordinated in movement; lithe: an agile leap.
2.active; lively
troughs
any long depression or hollow, as between two ridges or waves.
tiller
a bar or lever fitted to the head of a rudder, for turning the rudder in steering.
sheet
1.a rope or chain for extending the clews of a square sail along a yard.
b.a rope for trimming a fore-and-aft sail.
leeward
1. of, in, or moving to the quarter towards which the wind blows
deft
dexterous; nimble; skillful; clever
inexorably
unyielding; unalterable:
maneuver
an act or instance of changing the direction of a moving ship, vehicle, dragon, as required.
skepticism
doubt
illusive
deceptive, misleading
obtuseness
not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect; not sensitive or observant; dull.
companionable
pleasant to be with; congenial.
pretext
something that is put forward to conceal a true purpose or object; excuse
precedent
example, model, standard