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soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant