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seine - seine net; net for catching fish
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
disinclination - unwillingness
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
altercation - noisy quarrel