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scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake