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apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
belittle - disparage; depreciate
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for