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thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
adversary - opponent; enemy
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
prong - pointed projecting part
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment