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animalcule

microscopic life form

collateral

security for a loan; supporting; of a seperate line of descent

defray

pay

disconsolate

very sad

emeritus

who has retired but keeps his or her rank

equable

unchanging

foment

stir up

impeach

charge with a crime; raise doubts concerning

insipid

tasteless; uninspiring

lariat

rope used to catch cattle and horses

maestro

master musician

meteoric

swift; of shooting stars

oscillate

swing back and forth

parole

early release from prison

rheumy

watering

temporize

stall for time

trajectory

curved path

vibrant

energetic; rich; quivering

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