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plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction