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remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention