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attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
crone - hag; ugly old woman
appellation - name; title
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
bestow - confer
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air