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friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
compute - reckon; calculate
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous