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bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
hovel - shack; small wretched house
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
colossal - huge
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial