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lingo
language or dialect used humorously or contemptuously of an unfamiliar speech;
special vocabulary of interest
ominous
threatening;
like an omen of bad luck
sulky
a very light horse drawn, two wheeled vehicle used in harness racing;
in a sullen mood
sinew
tendon;
strength or pwer or the means of supplying it
peculiar
odd;
strange, queer, special;
characteristic of
omnipotent
having all power;
almighty;
God
perplexed
confused, uncertain, puzzled
abrasive
capable of scraping, rubbing, or wearing away
decapitated
to cut off the head of;
behead
stalwart
strong and sturdy;
courageous and steady
boa
a woman's long scarf of feathers or fur;
a nonpoisonous snake that kills its prey by squeezing before swallowing it
fortnight
two weeks
ambergris
a valuable waxy material secreted by the intestines of the sperm whale;
(used to make perfume)
exile
banishment;
forced absence from one's home or country
wager
a bet;
to gamble