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restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
dignitary - person of high rank or position
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation