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frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
adage - wise saying; proverb
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?