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Accord

to be in agreement or harmony; agree.

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barter

to trade by exchange of commodities rather than by the use of money.

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curt

rudely brief in speech or abrupt in manner.

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devise

to contrive, plan, or elaborate; invent from existing principles or ideas

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dexterous

skillful or adroit in the use of the hands or body.

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engross

to occupy completely, as the mind or attention; absorb

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entail

to cause or involve by necessity or as a consequence

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ferret

to drive out by using or as if using a ferret (often followed by out )

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habituate

to accustom (a person, the mind, etc.), as to a particular situation

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habituate

to accustom (a person, the mind, etc.), as to a particular situation

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impending

about to happen; imminent

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personable

of pleasing personal appearance; handsome or comely; attractive.

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rue

to feel sorrow, repentance, or regret.

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scoff

to speak derisively; mock; jeer (often followed by at )

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transition

movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another; change

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trepidation

tremulous fear, alarm, or agitation; perturbation.
trembling or quivering movement; tremor.

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Upbraid

to find fault with or reproach severely; censure

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veritable

being truly or very much so

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vex

to irritate; annoy; provoke

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vitality

exuberant physical strength or mental vigor

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whimsical

given to whimsy or fanciful notions; capricious