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fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
retinue - following; attendants
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive