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peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
adore - love deeply and respect highly