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mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
misogamy - hatred of marriage
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown