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hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature