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quiver - tremble; shake; N.
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
sluggard - lazy person
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
veer - change in direction; swerve