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Accord
n. aggrement, harmony
Accord
Accord
v. to agree, be in harmony or bring into harmony; to grant, bestow on
Barter
n. an exchange in trade
Barter
v. to exchange goods
Curt
adj. short, rudely brief
Devise
v. to think out, plan, figure out, invent, create
Dexterous
adj. skillful in the use of hands or body; clever
Engross
v. to occupy the complete attention, absorb fully
Entail
v. to put a burden on, impose, require, ivolve; to restrict ownership of property by limiting inheritance
Entail
n. such a restriction
Ferret
n. a kind of weasel
Ferret
v. to search or hunt out; to tormet, badger
Habituate
v. to become used to; to cause to become used to
Impending
adj. about to happen, hanging over in a menacing way
Personable
adj. pleasing in appearance or personality, attractive
Accord
n. aggrement, harmony
Accord
Accord
v. to agree, be in harmony or bring into harmony; to grant, bestow on
Barter
n. an exchange in trade
Barter
v. to exchange goods
Curt
adj. short, rudely brief
Devise
v. to think out, plan, figure out, invent, create
Dexterous
adj. skillful in the use of hands or body; clever
Engross
v. to occupy the complete attention, absorb fully
Entail
v. to put a burden on, impose, require, ivolve; to restrict ownership of property by limiting inheritance
Entail
n. such a restriction
Ferret
n. a kind of weasel
Ferret
v. to search or hunt out; to tormet, badger
Habituate
v. to become used to; to cause to become used to
Impending
adj. about to happen, hanging over in a menacing way
Personable
adj. pleasing in appearance or personality, attractive
Rue
v. to regret, be sorry for
Rue
n. a feeling of regret
Scoff
v. to make fun of; to show contempt for
Delve
v. to dig; to seach deeply and thoroughly into
Ensue
v. to follow in order, come immediately after and as a result
Gallantry
n. heroic courage; respect and courtesy; an act or statement marked by a high level of courtesy
Impart
v. to make known, tell; to give, pass something on
Judicious
adj. using or showing good judgment, wise, sensible
Mediate
v. to bring about an agreement between npersons or groups, act as a go-between;
Mediate
adj. occupying a middle position; indirect, acting through an intermediary
Milieu
n. the setting, surroundings, environment
Outlandish
adj. strange, freakish, weird, foreign-looking; out-of-the-way, geographically remote; exceeding reasonable limits
Overbearing
adj. domineering, haughty, bullying; overpowering, predominant
Pert
adj. high-spirited, lively; bold, saucy; jauntyu
Quirk
n. a peculiar way of acting; a sudden twist or turn
Regale
v. to feast, entertain agreeable
Shiftless
adj. lazy, lacking in ambition and energy; inefficient
Taint
n. a stain or spot, a mark of corruption or dishonor
Taint
v. to stain or contaminate
Appease
v. to make calm, soothe; to relieve, satisy; to yield to
Belated
adj. late, tardy
Calamitous
adj. causing great misfortne
Cite
v. to quote; to mention; to summon to appear in cout; to commend, recommend
Convention
adj. in line with accepted ideas or standards; trite
Decoy
v. to lure into a trap
Decoy
n. a person or thing used to lure into a trap
Abdicate
v. to resign, formally give up an office or a duty; to disown, discard
Bestow
v. to give as a gift; to provide with lodgings
Capacious
adj. able to hold much, roomy
Caustic
adj. able to burn or eat away by chemical action; biting, sarcastic
Crusade
n. a strong movement to advance a cause or idea
Crusade
v. to campaign, work vigorously
Deface
v. to injure or destroy the surface of appearance of; to face down, outshine
Embargo
n. an order forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods; any restraint or hindrance
Embargo
v. to forbid to enter or leave port; to forbid trade with
Fallacy
n. a false notion or belief; an error in thinking
Levity
n. a lack of seriousness or earnestness, especially about things that should be treated with respect; buoyancy, lightness in weight
Mendicant
n. beggar
Mendicant
adj. depending on begging for a living
Nauseate
v. to make sick to the stomach; to fill with disgust
Negate
v. to nullify, deny, bring to nothing
Pivotal
adj. vitally important, essential
Recipient
n. one who receives
Recipient
adj. receiving; able or willing to receive
Ruse
n. an action designed to confuse or mislead, a trick
Teem
v. to become filled to overflowing; to be present in large quantaties
Tenet
n. an opinion, belief, or principle held to be true
Tractable
adj. easily managed, easy to deal with; easily wrought, malleable
Ungainly
adj. clumsy, awkward; unwiedly
Voracious
adj. having a huge appetitte, greedy, ravenous; excessively eager
Whimsical
adj. changeable; determined by change or sudden impulse
Vex
v. cause annoyance in, disturb
Vitality
adj. energetitc
Vitality
n. an energetic style
Veritable
adj. authentic, real
Upbraid
v. to criticize or scold, reproach
Trepidation
n. a feeling of alarm or dread; fear, apprehension
Transition
v. moving from one place to another; transfer