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quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
gruel - thin liquid porridge