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::: suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
::: allay - calm; pacify
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
::: juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
::: flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
::: centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
::: luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)