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fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant