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nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
engross - occupy fully; absorb
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly