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::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
::: pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
::: adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
::: vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
::: prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
::: sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
::: libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book