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anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
metropolis - large city
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
browbeat - bully; intimidate