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squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
demise - death
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
portly - stout; corpulent
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends