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dandled

to move (a baby) up and down in your arms or on your knee as a way of playing

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mansuetae

animals which are now generally domestic, presumed gentle and readily tamed, such as dogs, cats, cows and horses

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remand

place (a defendant) on bail or in custody, especially when a trial is adjourned.

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marplot

one who frustrates or ruins a plan or undertaking by meddling.

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laches

unreasonable delay in making an assertion or claim, such as asserting a right, claiming a privilege, or making an application for redress, which may result in refusal. "equity aids the vigilant and not those who slumber on their rights."

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chiffonier

a tall chest of drawers, often with a mirror on top.

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pediment

the triangular upper part of the front of a building in classical style, typically surmounting a portico of columns.

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mortice

a hole, groove, or slot into or through which some other part of an arrangement of parts fits or passes; especially : a cavity cut into a piece of material (as timber) to receive a tenon — see dovetail illustration.

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colliery

a coal mine and its connected buildings.

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enjoin

instruct or urge (someone) to do something.

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vernissage

a private viewing of paintings before public exhibition.

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jerrybuilt

badly or hastily built with materials of poor quality.

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impleader

a procedural device before trial in which one party joins a third party into a lawsuit because that third party is liable to an original defendant.

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aspic glaze

a savory jelly usually made with meat or fish stock and gelatin, chilledand used as a garnish and coating for meats, seafoods, eggs, etc. // a similar jelly made with spiced tomato juice and gelatin, served as asalad.

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pied

having patches of two or more colors, as various birds and otheranimals:

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depilitory

a cream or lotion for removing unwanted hair.

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bechamel

also known as white sauce, is made from a roux and milk. It is one of the mother sauces of French cuisine. It is used as the base for other sauces.

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fenland

low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation

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bumchafer

a short jacket

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gravlax

a Nordic dish consisting of raw salmon, cured in salt, sugar, and dill. Gravlax is usually served as an appetizer, sliced thinly and accompanied by hovmästarsås (literally steward sauce, also known as gravlaxsås), a dill and mustard sauce, either on bread of some kind, or with boiled potatoes.

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ravin

violent seizure of prey or property; plunder.

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welkin

the sky or heaven.

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epater

shock people who are conventional or complacent.

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adoucissant

fabric softener

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pendent

Hanging down; dangling; suspended.
2. Projecting; overhanging.
3. Awaiting settlement; pending.

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demense

land attached to a manor and retained for the owner's own use.
2.
LAW
possession of real property in one's own right.

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pro tanto

to such an extent; to that extent.

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peradventure

uncertainty or doubt as to whether something is the case.

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joint tortfeasor

two or more persons whose negligence in a single accident or event causes damages to another person.

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gelid

icy; extremely cold.