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mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
apparition - ghost; phantom
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
ligneous - like wood
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
bellicose - warlike
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.