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haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
apiculture - bee-keeping
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor