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shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
warranted - justified; authorized