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flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
vendor - seller
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.