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repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
malediction - curse
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
soothsayer - one who foretells the future