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munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
imprecation - curse; swearword
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles