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quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
maudlin - effusively sentimental
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
crone - hag; ugly old woman