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::: amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
::: peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
::: actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
::: crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
::: unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
::: clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
::: wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem