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retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence