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acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
indigence - poverty
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
abash - embarrass