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Word: idyll

Definition: (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers


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::: choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
::: thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
::: despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
::: quiver - tremble; shake; N.
::: pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
::: casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle