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Carp

V. To find fault or complain querulously

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Caulk

V. To make something airtight or watertight
N. a stopper

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Intractable

Adj. not easily directed or manipulated; unruly

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Intrepid

Adj. fearless or courageous

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Lassitude

N. fatigue or listlessness

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Nettle

V. To annoy, irritate
N. stinging plant with needles

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Obstreperous

Adj. characterized by unruly noise or clamor; stubbornly resistant to control

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Pittance

N. a small portion or allowance

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Retrench

V. To cut down or reduce

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Squalid

Adj. very dirty or filthy

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Tatty

Adj. worn or shabby

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Wizen

V. To become wrinkled and begin exhibiting signs of aging; to. Cause to wither, shrivel, or dry up

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Abstruse

Adj. Difficult to understand

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Buttress

V. To support, to sustain
N. A structure giving stability to wall or building

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Convivial

Adj. festive; fond of good company

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Equable

Steady, unmoving; even-tempered

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Fatuous

Adj. Foolish; unreal

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Fetter

V. To shackle; to confine

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Miff

V. To insult slightly

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Mottle

V. To make spots on

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Natty

Adj. Stylish referring to man

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Parsimonious

Adj. Stingy (excessively)

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Pedagogue

N. Someone who teaches

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Petrography

N. Study of rocks

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Squall

N. Wind; short lived commotion

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Taut

Adj. Tight, tense

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Truant

Adj. Missing attendance without permission

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Unwonted

Adj. Out of the ordinary or unusual

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Vex

V. To annoy, irritate, distress

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Vituperate

V. To scold or censure severely or abusively

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Waylay

V. To hide and then attack