Peregrination

Noun. A travel or journey, especially by foot, notably by a pilgrim.

Insouciance

Noun. Carelessness, heedlessness, indifference, or casual unconcern.

Raconteur

Noun. A storyteller, especially a person noted for telling stories with skill and wit.

Decant

Verb. To pour off (a liquid) gently, so as not to disturb the sediment. To pour from one vessel into another.

Itinerant

Noun. One who travels from place to place.

Smuggle

Verb. To import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties.

Sastruga

Noun. Any of a series of long, wavelike ridges or grooves formed on a snow surface by the wind, especially in polar plains, and surfaces of ice covered lakes/seas. These dunes of snow may be blown across the plains like wind-driven waves.

Fungible

Adjective. Able to be substituted for something of equal value or utility; interchangeable, exchangeable, replaceable.

Scrunch

Verb. To crumple and squeeze to make more compact.

Gem

Noun. A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.

Frippery

Noun.

  1. Ostentation, as in fancy clothing.
  2. Useless things; trifles. quotations ▼
  3. (obsolete) Cast-off clothes. quotations ▼
  4. (obsolete) The trade or traffic in old clothes.
  5. (obsolete) The place where old clothes are sold. quotations ▼
  6. Hence: secondhand finery; cheap and tawdry decoration; affected elegance.

Edifice

Noun.

  1. A building; a structure; an architectural fabric, especially a large and spectacular one
  2. An abstract structure; a school of thought.

Depilate

Verb. To remove hair from the body.

Katabatic

Adjective. (meteorology, of airflow) Downslope on a mountainside.

Antediluvian

Adjective.

  1. Ancient or antiquated.
  2. Extremely dated.
  3. Pertaining or belonging to the time period prior to a great or destructive flood or deluge.