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patois - local or provincial dialect
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
imprecation - curse; swearword
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured