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feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)