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contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
osseous - made of bone; bony