english II vocab: 121-135

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ensconced

to be settlet or established

enmity

typically mutual hatred or ill-will; hostility or antipathy

gambol

to skip about in play; frolic

tractable

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

machinations

scheming or crafty actions or artful designns intended to accomplice som, usually 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

tempermentally not inclined to talk; quiet

intimated

communicated delicately and indirectly, 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 and 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 an author

retinue

a group of retainers or attendants

subversive

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

sally

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

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