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torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
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
recline - lie down
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
tenacity - firmness; persistence