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mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous