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aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
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
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain