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arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
humility - humbleness of spirit
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot