Meaning: Approval or praise
Example Sentence: Approbation is highly sought after.
A temporary lodging for soldiers, usually in a civilian's house or another nonmilitary facility.
Example Sentence: The soldiers stayed at the billet for a short time.
Meaning: Shortness of time or duration.
Example Sentence: The brevity of human life is put into perspective when one thinks about the life span of the earth.
Having a red or flushed complexion.
Example Sentence: He had a florid face.
Meaning: Affected with or suggestive of madness.
Example Sentence: His maniacal laughter frightened his parents.
Meaning: the act, occupation, or skill of piloting.
Example sentence: Some people use pilotage when doing activities such as hiking.
Profligates (pl. n.)
Meaning: Utterly and shamelessly immoral or dissipated; thoroughly dissolute.
Example Sentence: Leading a profligate lifestyle can lead one to a life in jail.
Meaning: to clear (someone) of blame or suspicion.
Example Sentence: He was relieved when his uncle provided evidence that vindicated him.
Sabres (pl. noun of saber)
Meaning: A heavy cavalry sword with a curved blade and a single cutting edge.
Example sentence: The sabres lay in a line prepared for battle.
A raised wooden platform used formerly for the public execution of criminals.
Example Sentence: She was brought up on the scaffold when her turn arrived to be executed.