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berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
enjoin - command; order; forbid
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
cohabit - live together