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15 terms

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")