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wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey