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mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety