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askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
osseous - made of bone; bony
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work