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bicker - quarrel
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing