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barter
(n.) an exchange in trade; (v.) to exchange goods
dexterous
(adj.) skillful in the use of of hands or body; clever
curt
(adj.) short, rudely brief
entail
(v.) to put a burden on, impose, require, involve; to restrict(ownership of property) by limiting inheritance; (n.) such a restriction
devise
(v.) to think out, plan, figure out, invent, create
impending
(adj., part) about to happen, hanging over(in a menacing way)
accord
(n.) agreement, harmony; (v.) to agree, be in harmony or bring into harmony; to grant, bestow on
engross
(v.) to occupy the complete attention, absorb fully
ferret
(n.) a kind of weasel; (v.) to search or hunt out; to torment, badger
habituate
(v.) to become used to; to cause to become used to
personable
(adj.) pleasing in appearence or personality, attractive
rue
(v.) to regret, be sorry for; (n.) a feeling of regret
scoff
(v.) to make fun of; to show contempt for
transition
(n.) a change from one state or condition
trepidation
(n.) fear, fright, trembling
upbraid
(v.) to blame, scold, find fault with
veritable
(adj.) actual, true, real
vex
(v.) to annoy, anger, exasperate; to confuse, baffle
vitality
(n.) strength, energy, liveliness; the capacity to live and develop; the power to endure or survive
whimsical
(adj.) subject to odd ideas, notions, or fancies, playful; unpredictable