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squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
potentate - monarch; sovereign
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
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
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill