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scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
portly - stout; corpulent
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
mollify - soothe an angry person
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate