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murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy