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mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
forward - presumptuous or bold