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leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
certitude - certainty
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)