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bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
immutable - unchangeable
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling