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grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
exiguous - small in amount; minute
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor