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::: abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
::: inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
::: runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
::: levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
::: amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: onus - burden; responsibility
::: estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate