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::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
::: vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
::: pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
::: covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
::: knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
::: circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around