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hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
hazardous - dangerous
meager - scanty; inadequate
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate