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canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
misogamy - hatred of marriage
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
emanate - issue forth; come out