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mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
pinnace - small boat
breadth - width; extent
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
pecuniary - pertaining to money
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.