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quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
centripetal - tending toward the center
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks