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::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
::: countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
::: enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
::: veer - change in direction; swerve
::: eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
::: antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual