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abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future