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amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
febrile - feverish