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::: hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
::: vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
::: sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
::: subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: evenhanded - impartial; fair
::: optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
::: canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
::: purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
::: obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy