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embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful