"the waters eddied"
moving in a circular current
"The little girl was lithe"
"The girl showed acts of poltroonery"
mean pusillanimity; cowardice
"They used a sluice to regulate the water level"
artificial channel for directing or controlling the flow of water (with a gate to regulate the flow)
"You seem rather callow to me"
lacking experience of life
"You are a dago."
offensive terms for a person of Italian descent
"I am a litigant"
one who is engaged in a lawsuit
"The parable was very clever"
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
"We are starting some levies"
enlistment of troops for military service; tax collections
"The cow balked at the sight of the car"
to stop short and refuse to proceed
"The seer prophesied the the end of the world."
"I put my bike in the repository.:"
a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
"I think the dodo is extant."
still in existence
"I extricated myself from the vines"
release from entanglement of difficulty
"The president was deposed"
force to leave (an office)
"The provost was my best friend"
a top official in a college or university