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repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.