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restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize