English Vocab 121-135

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ensconced

to be settled or established

enmity

positive, active, and typically mutual hatred or ill-will; hostility or antipathy

gambol

to skip about in play

tractable

capable of being easily led, taught, or controlled; docile; easily handled, managed, or wrought; malleable

machinations

scheming or crafty actions or artful designs intended to accomplice some, unusually evil end

conciliatory

appeasing, friendly, compatible, agreeable

waft

to cause or move or to lightly by or as if by the impulse of wind or waves

taciturn

temperamentally not inclined to talk

intimated

communicated delicately and directly, hinted

intimidated

made timid or fearful; frightened especially to compel or deter by or as if by threats

whelp

to give birth to-used of various carnivores especially of the dog; to bring forth

posthumous

following or occurring after death; born after the death of a father; published after the death of the author

retinue

a group of retainers or attendents

subversive

secretive; not easily detected; tending to overthrow or cause destruction of a legally established government

sally

set out, depart briskly or energetically (always followed by "forth")

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