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whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
iota - very small quantity
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly