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shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
divulge - reveal