Almost Dirty Words

Can you name the words or terms below that sound like dirty words...but aren't?

Badminton’s birdie
Lake located on the border of Bolivia and Peru
One who tickles the ivories
Institution where prisoners are exiled, often an island
Instrument used to determine latitude and longitude at sea by measuring angular distances
A broad neck scarf that is looped under the chin
Absurdly comic play
A man's separate or detachable shirtfront
Second largest denomination of Islam, after Sunni Islam
Novelist and playwright of 'La Comédie humaine'
To fill or close seams or crevices in order to make watertight, e.g. for a bathtub
Modern warship that is smaller than a destroyer
A bird distinguished by its long, erectile, greenish, iridescent tail
The small, fleshy lobe projecting downward from the middle of the soft palate
The steersman of a racing shell
An enlisted person ranking below petty officer
Latin: upright man
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