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graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
chaffing - bantering; joking
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry