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crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
squander - waste; spend foolishly
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
pinnace - small boat
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
captious - faultfinding; too critical