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clad
To sheathe or cover (a metal) with a metal
detain
To keep from proceeding; delay or retard
drab
dull or boring
emigrate
To leave one country or region to settle in another
endure
To carry on through, despite hardships
ode
A lyric poem of some length, usually of a serious or meditative nature and having an elevated style and formal stanzaic structure.
outwit
To surpass in cleverness or cunning; outsmart
recite
To repeat or utter aloud (something rehearsed or memorized), especially before an audience.
taint
to mess something up
yoke
A crossbar with two U-shaped pieces that encircle the necks of a pair of oxen or other draft animals working together
barter
To trade (goods or services) without the exchange of money.
bay
color of a horse
a bark
a horse
a body of water
crude
being in an unrefined or natural state or characterized by a lack of refinement or lack tact or sophistication as in a person or an act
elaborate
Planned or executed with painstaking attention to numerous parts or details
pathetic
Arousing or capable of arousing sympathetic sadness and compassion or arousing pitty
puny
Of inferior size strength or significance
reproach
To express disapproval of, criticism of, or disappointment in (someone) or a disgrace
treachery
Willful betrayal of fidelity, confidence, or trust; perfidy
trophy
A prize or memento, such as a cup or plaque, received as a symbol of victory, especially in sports.
uncanny
weird or mysterious
pram
a baby carriage
haphazard
Dependent upon or characterized by mere chance or Mere chance; fortuity.
furrow
A long, narrow, shallow trench made in the ground by a plow or to make a groove or a line
decorum
the exhibiting appreciate behavior
crevice
A narrow crack or opening; a fissure or cleft.
exploit
An act or deed, especially a brilliant or heroic one
trowel
A flat-bladed hand tool for leveling, spreading, or shaping substances such as cement or mortar.
homestead
A house, especially a farmhouse, with adjoining buildings and land.
loom
An apparatus for making thread or yarn into cloth by weaving strands together at right angles
acquire
to gain possession of
antidote
A remedy counteract the effects of a poison.
fetter
A chain or shackle for the ankles or feet or to put the shackles on
grim
gloomy, sinister,stern or unyielding, rigid (non flexable or unwilling to bend), or fierce, savage
lacerate
To rip, cut, or tear or torn or wounded
notion
A belief or opinion or a vague understanding
orbit
the path of a celestial(Of or relating to the sky or the heavens) body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body or the whole where your eye is
rein
A long narrow leather strap attached to each end of the bit of a bridle and used by a rider or driver to control a horse or other animal
scald
To burn with or as if with hot liquid or steam
subside
to lower or normal level.
allege
to state as a fact without proof
drone
A continuous low humming or buzzing sound or to make A continuous low humming or buzzing sound
elect
v-To select by vote for an office or for membership.
N-One that is chosen or selected but had not yet been sworn into office
Adj-Chosen deliberately; singled out.
feline
n-A cat
Adj- cat like
havoc
Widespread destruction; devastation or chaos
hover
To remain floating or sustained in the air
lair
n-The den or dwelling of a wild animal.
n- a hideout or a secret headquarters
onerous
Troublesome or oppressive;
pliable
Easily bent or shaped
prohibit
To forbid by authority