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flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
scorch - sear; N.
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
mimicry - imitation
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
engulf - surround and swallow up
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial