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::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
::: tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: shrewd - clever; astute
::: multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
::: incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money