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arable
fit for or used for growing crops
cryptic
hiding or concealing
tractable
easy to manage or guide
contemptible
dishonorable
flogging
to beat harshly w/ a whip or rod
plaited
to braid or weave
acute
keen, sharp, sensitive
conceived
to form a concept or idea
gamboled
to run, leap, or skip about; to frolic
abdicate
to formally relinquish a position of power, a claim or a right
cynical
showing little or no faith in human nature
enmity
mutual feeling of enemies between eachother
apathy
absence of desire or emotion
ensconced
to position oneself firmly or comfortably
capitulated
to accept defeat
impromptu
not planned, spur of the moment
ignominious
loss of reputation or shame or disgrace
dissentient
disagrees with majority of opinion
manifesty
to prove or reveal
pretext
a made up excuse; an untrue or misleading reason for doing something in attempt to conceal the reason
liable
likely
procurred
to get by, special effort; obtain or acquire
malignity
intense, ill will, or hatred
innovations
a new idea, method, or advice
publican
tax collector
irrepressible
imposible to restrain
restive
hard to handle or control
maxim
a general truth, fundamental principle, or rule of conduct
pre-eminent
having paramount rank, dignity, or importance