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fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
artifice - deception; trickery
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
trident - three-pronged spear
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
scrappy - quarrelsome