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varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
scrappy - quarrelsome
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
influx - flowing into
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red