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acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark