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runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
nefarious - very wicked
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
implement - put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying