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verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor