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ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
seasoned - experienced
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice