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::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
::: recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: copious - plentiful
::: partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
::: craven - cowardly