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terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
malady - illness
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage