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tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant