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::: pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
::: fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
::: filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
::: environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
::: girth - distance around something; circumference
::: refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse