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noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
conflagration - great fire
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will