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::: requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: insurgent - rebellious; N.
::: abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
::: matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
::: maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive