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embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
vicar - parish priest; representative