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groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding