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peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth