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litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
iota - very small quantity