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counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
unequivocal - plain; clear; obvious
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
pinnace - small boat
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive