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::: saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
::: peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.