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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
reprisal - retaliation
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D