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::: pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
::: opportune - timely; well-chosen
::: erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
::: deign - condescend; stoop
::: forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream