1. ugly duckling an ugly or unpromising child who grows into a beautiful or worthy person
  2. cloud bank a layer of clouds seen from a distance
  3. guilt pang pangs of feeling guilty
  4. fledgling young bird that has just become capable of flying
  5. quality of life your personal satisfaction (or dissatisfaction) with the cultural or intellectual conditions under which you live (as distinct from material comfort)
  6. mind-boggling intellectually or emotionally overwhelming
  7. Gallinago gallinago common snipe of Eurasia and Africa
  8. goldbricking the evasion of work or duty
  9. swashbuckling flamboyantly reckless and boastful behavior
  10. belt buckle the buckle used to fasten a belt
  11. gold-bearing containing gold
  12. crackling the sharp sound of snapping noises
  13. tickling the act of tickling
  14. duckling young duck
  15. truckling the act of obeying meanly
  16. white backlash backlash by white racists against black civil rights advances
  17. qualifying success in satisfying a test or requirement
  18. qualitative involving distinguishing attributes
  19. qualification the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea
  20. reality check an occasion on which one is reminded of the nature of things in the real world