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edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal