verb tr., intr.: To explore or scout an area for gathering information. noun: An act of reconnoitering.
- vamp noun: 1. The front upper part of a shoe. 2. Something patched up or improvised. 3. A short, introductory musical passage, usually improvised, repeated several times. verb tr: 1. To provide a shoe with a new vamp. 2. To piece together; to improvise. verb intr.: 1. To play a short, introductory musical passage several times. noun: A woman who uses her charm to exploit men.…
- jape noun: A joke or prank. verb intr.: To joke or play a trick. verb tr.: To mock or trick.
- surfeit noun: 1. Excess. 2. Overindulgence in eating or drinking. 3. Satiety or disgust caused by overindulgence. verb tr.: 1. To do or supply anything to excess. verb intr.: 1. To overindulge. 2. To suffer from overindulgence.
- glad hand noun: A hearty welcome or greeting, often insincere; verb tr., intr.: To greet warmly, often insincerely.