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vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
disgruntle - make discontented
awful - terrible; very bad
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure