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fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
matrimony - state of being married
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
referendum - direct vote by all the people
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.