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decelerate - slow down
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation