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exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone