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compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
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gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
repository - storehouse
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
refraction - bending of a ray of light
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack