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brackish - somewhat saline
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order