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groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
overthrow - topple; N.
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules