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accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
betroth - become engaged to marry
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
cache - hiding place; V.
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise