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mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise