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causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
credence - belief
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth