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repast - meal; feast; banquet
meager - scanty; inadequate
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily