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tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
enjoin - command; order; forbid
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal