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::: gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
::: foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
::: countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
::: marital - pertaining to marriage
::: sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child