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husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
credo - creed
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of