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dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care