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inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief