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uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot