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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
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
collation - a light meal; collating
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges