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decoy - lure or bait; V.
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
dappled - spotted
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
avarice - greediness for wealth
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
vying - contending; CF. vie