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restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
sinister - evil; ominous
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
decapitate - behead
precursor - forerunner; predecessor