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misgivings - doubts
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse