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dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
adept - expert at; very skilled
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential