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Cautionary
Offering or serving as a warning
Constrain
To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity
Constraint
A restriction or limitation
Flotilla
A fleet of boat of small ships
Gossamer
n. 1.thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze. 2. A fine, filmy substance made of strands of cobweb. adj. as light and delicate as a cobweb
Ignominious
Marked by, deserving, or cause shame or disgrace
Incur
To bring upon oneself something undesirable, such as a debt
Liquidate
v. 1. To settle the affairs of a business; too convert to cash 2. To get rid of; to kill or destroy
Magnate
An important, often wealthy, person prominent in a large industry or business
Misnomer
A name that does not fit
Onerous
Burdensome, oppressive
Pandemonium
A state of place of great confusion or uproar
Quixotic
Romantic and idealistic, but impractical
Tenacious
Holding fast; persistent to adhering to something valued or habitual. Tenacity n.
Vestige
A trace of something that once was present
Zephyr
A light, gentle breeze