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penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
dissent - disagree
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery