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mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
kinetic - producing motion; of motion
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others