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::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: gruesome - grisly; horrible
::: obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
::: idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
::: captious - faultfinding; too critical
::: allay - calm; pacify