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crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
dappled - spotted
cloister - monastery or convent