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modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
cloister - monastery or convent
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers