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Wordscape - 26


Any of the 32 points of the compass; the angle between 2 successive compass points; the line followed by a ship sailing in a fixed direction

Eg. A rhumb line in navigation is a line crossing all meridians of longitude at the same angle. Eg.[2] The Equator is a rhumb line.



Go about friskily or jerkily; Bob up and down; Canter

Eg. The road was so bad that the bus journey had us tittuping continuously.



Surround with or as if with a rampart

Eg. Raju circumvallated his house with a 20 foot high wall.



Impregnate or treat with camphor

Eg. The camphorated phenol was very popular for its sweet fragrance.



Of the hours; hourly; every hour

Eg. The horary appearance of the cuckoo in the clock never failed to fascinate onlookers.