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aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
accost - approach and speak first to a person
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)