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puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
aversion - firm dislike
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry