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Cautionary

1.adj. Offering or serving as a warning

Constrain

1.v. To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity

Constraint

1.n. Something that constrains

Flotilla

1.n. A fleet of boats or small ships

Gossamer

1.n. Thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze
2.n. A fine, flimsy substance made of strands of cobweb
3.adj. As light and delicate as a cobweb

Ignominious

1.adj. Marked by, deserving, or causing shame or disgrace

Incur

1.v. To bring upon oneself something undesirable, such as debt

Liquidate

1.v. To settle the affairs of a business; to convert into cash
2.v. To get rid of; to kill or destroy

Magnate

1.n. An important, often wealthy, person prominent in a large industry or business

Misnomer

1.n. A name that does not fit

Onerous

1.adj. Burdensome; oppressive

Pandemonium

1.n. A state or place of great confusion or uproar

Quixotic

1.adj. Romantic and idealistic, but impractical

Tenacious

1.adj. Holding fast; persistent in adhering to something valued or habitual

Tenacity

1.n. A feeling of being tenacious

Vestige

1.n. A trace of something that once was present

Zephyr

1.n. A light, gentle breeze

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