Carping

Adjective. Complaining excessively.

Internaute

Noun. Internet user, surfer, websurfer

Laager

Verb. To camp in a circular formation.

Infiltrate

Verb. To surreptitiously penetrate, enter or gain access.

fo'c'sle

Noun. Contraction of forecastle. (nautical) A raised part of the upper deck at the front of a ship.

Guillemet

Noun. Either of the punctuation marks « or », used in several languages to indicate passages of speech. Similar to typical quotation marks used in the English language such as “ and ”.

Torsion

Noun. The act of turning or twisting, or the state of being twisted; the twisting or wrenching of a body by the exertion of a lateral force tending to turn one end or part of it about a longitudinal axis, while the other is held fast or turned in the opposite direction.

Athwart

Adverb. From side to side; across.

Trocar

Noun. A pointed hollow cylindrical device used to make small incisions and surgically insert cannulas, etc., into body cavities, or to aspirate fluids.

Periscope

Noun. A form of viewing device that allows the viewer to see things at a different height level and usually with minimal visibility.

Inextricable

Adjective. (of a knot etc) Impossible to untie or disentangle. (of a problem) Impossible to solve. (of a maze etc) Impossible to escape from.

Realpolitik

Noun. Pragmatic government policy concerned with perceived interests of the state.

Expiate

Verb. To atone or make reparation for.

Skipper

Noun. (nautical) The master of a ship.

Sotto voce

Adjective. (of speech, of a voice, etc) In soft tones; quiet. (music) Soft, instruments or voice.