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ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
crave - desire; want intensely
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court