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restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
empirical - based on experience
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
abscission - cutting off; separation