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::: impecunious - without money
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
::: bucolic - rustic; pastoral
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
::: consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group