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imprecation - curse; swearword
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
desiccate - dry up