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escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
nefarious - very wicked
defection - desertion
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D