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'hal-cy-on
n- a legendary bird identified with the kingfisher
adj- of or relating to the halcyon; calm, peaceful; happy, golden, prosperous, affluent
'de-vi-ous
adj- straying or wandering from a straight or direct course, roundabout; done or acting in a shifty or underhanded way
in-'cen-di-a-ry
adj- deliberately setting or causing fires; designed to start fires; tending to stir up strife ot rebellion
n- one who deliberately starts fires, one who causes strife
'gam-bit
n- in chess, an opening move that involves the risk or sacrafice of a minor piece in order to gain a later advantage; any opening move of this type
an-i-mad-'ver-sion
n- a comment indicating a strong critiscm or disapproval
'brack-ish
adj- having a salty taste and unpleasent to drink
'av-id
adj- desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely eager
'a-ccost
v- to approach and spaek to first
'cov-e-hant
n- a solemn agreement
his-tri-'on-ic
adj- pretaining to actors and their techniques; theatrical, artificial, melodramatic
ce-'ler-i-ty
n- swiftness, rapidity of motion or action