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uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
residue - remainder; balance
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
vibrant - full of vigor or energy; vibrating
converse - opposite; ADJ.
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court