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hogshead
barrel
lath
thin wood slats, to which plaster is usally attached
hiding
trashing
meddle
interfere
dandy
a man who is overly fastidious about his dress
temperance
abstinence from alcoholic beverages
skiff
a light rowboat
nabob
an important person (originally, governor of an Indian state)
palaver
talk
abreast
sid by side
cooper
barrel-marker
reticule
cloth purse
blubbering
crying
careened
turned over on its side
tote
carry
aggravate
irritate
sheering
swerving
wince
shrink back or cringe
impaired
harmed
frivolousness
lack of seriousness
sideboard
piece of dining room furniture used for holding dishes
feud
long standing and deadly quarrel between groups
ransack
search thoroughly
mesmerism
hyponotism
haughty
proud
histrionic
relating to acting
benefactors
people who confer benefits
languish
assume an expression or weariness,appealing for sympath
encore
brief number performed after a performance in response to applause
tanner
person who tans animal hides
slouch
lazy person
doxology
hymn in praise of God
passel
group, a number of
imposter
person who pretends to be someone else
pallet
small, primitive bed, usually made of straw
melodeon
small organ
harrow
farm implement with long teeth for cultivating soil
candid
frank and honest
confront
bring face to face
disposition
inclination or intention
sluice
flood of water
cravats
neckties
elocution
public speaking
venture
try
bogus
false
meek
humble
waylay
to meet on the way
dainty
delicate
petrified
stunned
insurrection
rebellion
addled
confused
fidget
to move restlessly or uneasily
desperadoes
villains
rummage
search carefully
sultry
hot
brash
impudent, pushy