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errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
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
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with