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Dowry
money or property brought by a wife to her husband at marriage.

Andrew, the husbank received a large dowry at their wedding.
malleable
able to be shaped

The furniture was fixed by adding malleable wood filler.
amiably
friendly and agreeably

I spoke very amiably when talking to my friends.
pious
religious

My cousin had a very pious wedding.
insolent
boldly rude

The insolent bully spoke very mean about the boys in his class.
queue
a braid of hair worn hanging down the back

Sally wore a beutifuly queue for her birthday party.
chided
scolded

My coach chided at the hockey players when they weren't listening.
flailing
waving or swinging vigorously

The survivors were flailing their arms when the rescue helicoptor went by.
prudent
wise, having common sense

The prudent boy did not smoke when he was given a cigarett.
compensation
something given as payment for something else

I received a large compensation for cleaning out the garage.
reform
to change for the better

After reading the school rule book the student reformed to the new rules.
improbable
unlikely to be true

Gossip magazines sometimes writes improbable stories.
goaded
to prod or urge

Ben goaded the teacher to find out how he did on the test.
resonant
having a lasting presence or effect

A resonant odor came from the refridgorator.
antiquated
old fashion

The house has many qntiquated furniture.