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cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
imperil - put in danger
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
hovel - shack; small wretched house
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
regale - entertain
condiments - seasonings; spices
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning