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venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on