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(n) agreement, harmony
(v) to agree, be in harmony or bring into harmony; to grant, bestow on
accord
(n) an exchange in trade
(v) to exchange goods
barter
(adj)short, rudely brief
curt
(v) to think out, plan, figure out, invent, create
devise
(adj) skillful in the use of hands or body; clever
dexterous
(v) to occupy the complete attention, absorb fully
engross
(v) to put a burden on, impose, require, involve; to restrict ownership of property by limiting inheritance
(n)such a restriction
entail
(n) a kind of weasel
(v) to search or hunt out; to torment, badger
ferret
(v) to become used to; to cause to become used to
habituate
(adj, part) about to happen, hanging over in a menacing way
impending
(adj) pleasing in appearance or personality, attractive
personable
(v) to regret, be sorry for
(n) a feeling of regret
rue
(v) to make fun of; to show contempt for
scoff
(n) a change from one state or condition to another
transition
(n) fear, fright, trembling
trepidation
(v) to blame, scold, find fault with
upbraid
(adj) actual, true, real
veritable
(v) to annoy, anger, exasperate; to confuse, baffle
vex
(n) strength, energy, liveliness; the capacity to live and develop; the power to endure or survive
vitality
(adj) subject to odd ideas, notions, or fancies; playful; unpredictable
whimsical
(v) to make calm, soothe; to relieve, satisfy; to yield to
appease
(adj) late, tardy
belated
(adj) causing great misfortune
calamitous
(v) to quote; to mention; to summon to appear in court; to commend, recommend
cite
(adj) in line with accepted ideas or standards; trite
conventional
(v) to lure into a trap
(n) a person or thing used to lure into a trap
decoy
(v) to dig; to search deeply and thoroughly into
delve
(v) to follow in order, come immediately after and as a result
ensue
(n) heroic courage; respect and courtesy; and act or statement marked by a high level of courtesy
gallantry
(v) to make known, tell; to give, pass something on
impart
(adj) using or showing good judgment, wise, sensible
judicious
(v) to bring about an agreement between persons or groups, act as a go-between
(adj) occupying a middle position; indirect, acting through an intermediary
mediate
(n) the setting, surroundings, environment
milieu
(adj) strange, freakish, weird, foreign-looking; out-of-the-way, geographically remote; exceeding reasonable limits
outlandish
(adj) domineering, haughty, bullying; overpowering, predominant
overbearing
(adj) high-spirited; lively; bold, saucy; jaunty
pert
(n) a peculiar way of acting; a sudden twist or turn
quirk
(v) to feast, entertain agreeably
regale
(adj) lazy, lacking in ambition and energy; inefficient
shiftless
(n) a stain or spot; a mark of corruption or dishonor
(v) to stain or contaminate
taint
(v) to resign, formally give up an office or a duty; to disown, discard
abdicate
(v) to give as a gift; to provide with lodgings
bestow
(adj) able to hold much, roomy
capacious
(adj) able to burn or eat away by chemical action; biting, sarcastic
caustic
(n) a strong movement to advance a cause or idea
(v) to campaign, work vigorously
crusade
(v) to injure or destroy the surface or appearance of; to damage the value, influence, or effect of; to face down, outshine
deface
(n) an order forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods; any restraint or hindrance
(v) to forbid to enter or leave port; to forbed trade with
embargo
(n) a false notion or belief; an error in thinking
fallacy
(n) a lack or seriousness or earnestness, especially about things that should be treated with respect; buoyancy, lightness in weight
levity
(n) beggar
(adj) depending on begging for a living
mendicant
(v) to make sick to the stomach; to fill with disgust
nauseate
(v) to nullify, deny, bring to nothing
negate
(adj) vitallly important, essential
pivotal
(n) one who receives
(adj) receiving; able or willing to receive
recipient
(n) an action designed to confuse or mislead, a trick
ruse
(v) to become filled to overflowing; to be present in large quantities
teem
(n) an opinion, belief, or principal held to be true
tenet
(adj) easily managed, easy to deal with; easily wrought, malleable
tractable
(adj) clumsy, awkward; unwieldy
ungainly
(adj) having a huge appetite, greedy, ravenous; excessively eager
voracious