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prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
retinue - following; attendants
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
alcove - nook; recess
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic