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percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
incur - bring upon oneself
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks