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husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
impenitent - not repentant
patois - local or provincial dialect