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commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive