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jocund - merry
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
irascible - irritable; easily angered
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify