Keyword
What KeyWord is found in the definitions of each of the following?

248 levitate, centrobaric, lactometer, geotaxis, geotropism (7 letters)
249 drippings, au jus, sippet, fricassee, nap (5 letters)
250 yo, shalom aleichem, hail, handshake, hi (8 letters)
251 kerf, croze, rifling, fuller, sheave (6 letters)
252 custody, ward, sentinel, outpost, watchtower (5 letters)
253 barrel, ack-ack, chamber, magazine, carronade (3 letters)
254 maillot, horse, tumbler, handspring, spotter (10 letters)
255 vice, frock, mindset, mannerism, windsucking (5 letters)
256 ecesis, home ground, mesarch, station, refugium (7 letters)
257 pile, mane, lock, tress, chevelure (4 letters)
258 piliform, tress, vibrissa, chevelure, hirsute (4 letters)
259 pageboy, mohawk, pouf, conk, ducktail (9 letters)
260 sesqui-, carbon-14, Minotaur, semitone, hemisphere (4 letters)
261 malleus, fuller, incuse, Charles Martel, plexor (6 letters)
262 lop, aweigh, arras, dangle, pensile (7 letters)
263 trilby, porkpie, Homburg, petasos, milliner (3 letters)
264 stovepipe, deerstalker, milliner, derby, busby (3 letters)
265 Lilith, water sprite, kobold, doppelganger, spook (5 letters)
266 haole, Lanai, ukelele, Mauna Loa, malihini (6 letters)
267 pothole, black ice, sand trap, risk, pitfall (6 letters)

Answers: 248. gravity, 249. gravy, 250. greeting, 251. groove, 252. guard, 253. gun, 254. gymnastics, 255. habit, 256. habitat, 257. hair, 258. hair, 259. hairstyle, 260. half, 261. hammer, 262. hanging, 263. hat, 264. hat, 265. haunt, 266. Hawaii, 267. hazard,

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