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gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial