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docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
disparage - belittle
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
decapitate - behead
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession