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peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
adorn - decorate
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
prefatory - introductory; of a preface