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totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia