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arid
very dry, lacking moisture
balk
to stop short and refuse to proceed
bard
composer or singer in epic verse
bask
to lie in or expose oneself to pleasant warmth
bilk
to cheat out of something
boor
a person known for rude or insincere behavior, someone who lacks refinement
dolt
a person know for stupidity
dupe
to trick or deceive by underhanded means
flag
to loose energy or enthusiasm
foil
someone or something that serves as a contrast to another
gait
a manner of walking
hail
to praise, acclaim; to call out
lull
temporary period of calm
mute
to muffle the sound, to tone down
plod
to walk slowly or tediously
quirp
a clever, witty remark
rend
to tear apart or split, as to red a fabric
ruse
a wily or clever trick, stratagem
smug
very self-satisfied
stem
to restrain, check
tiff
a petty quarrel
vain
marked by futility, as a vain effort
wary
cautious, careful
apathy
having no feelings, indifferent
banter
to speak in a witty or teasing manner
chaff
the seed coverings and other debris seperated from the seed in threshing gain
conspicuous
easy to see
cur
a mongrel or inferior dog
dingy
very shabby; dirt-colored
dirge
a song of hymn of grief, lamentation
drivel
to talk stupidly in an infantile way, to lack sense
drone
to talk in a persistently dull or monotone way
extravagant
excessive, unrestrained
inane
lacking sense or meaning, vacuous
prattle
chatter, babble
quibble
a minor objection or criticism
salvo
a spirited attack, often verbal
scamp
an impish or playful young person
scamper
to move in a nimble, payful manner
self-deprecating
thinking or speaking poorfly of oneself
snivel
to speak in a whining, tearful, emotional manner
superficial
just above the surface, shallow, lacking in depth
vapid
flat, dull, lacking taste
wheedle
to influence or persuade by flattery
whelp
a young dog