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saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
onus - burden; responsibility
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap