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contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
suitor - man who is courting a woman
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)