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noose - loop formed in a rope
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)