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oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
abate - subside or moderate
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
internecine - mutually destructive
disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument