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crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise