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alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
reparable - capable of being repaired
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature