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sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
limber - flexible; supple; pliable; V.
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly