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Word: filch

Definition: steal (things of small value)


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::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
::: vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
::: negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
::: onus - burden; responsibility
::: ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
::: atypical - not normal; not typical
::: husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman