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analogous - comparable; similar
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.