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indict - charge; N. indictment
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger