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cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
stipend - pay for services
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
hoodwink - deceive; delude
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics