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collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
engaging - charming; attractive