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stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.