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Cautionary
offering or serving as a warning
constrain
to confine, in hibit, or hold back by force or necessity
flotilla
a fleet of boats or small ships
gossamer
1. thin sheer fabric resembling gauze
2. a fine filmy substance made of strands of cobweb
ignominious
marked by, deserving, or causing shame or disgrace
incur
to bering upoon oneself something undesriable, such as debt
liquidate
to settle teh affairs of a business, to convert into cash
2. to get rid of, to kill or destroy
magnate
an important, often wealthy, person pominent in a large industry or business
misnomer
a name that does not fit
onerous
burdensome, oppressive
pandemonium
a state or place of great confusion or uproar
quixotic
romantic and idealistic, but impractical
tenacious
holding fast, presistent in adhering to something valued or habitual
vestige
a trace of something thagt once was present
zephyr
a light gentle breeze