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rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
swindler - cheater
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
correlation - mutual relationship