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::: tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
::: nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
::: iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
::: tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
::: predecessor - former occupant of a post
::: consonance - harmony; agreement
::: jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
::: vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers