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15 terms

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")