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cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
bicker - quarrel
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)