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capsize - (of a boat) turn over
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall