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revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
hoodwink - deceive; delude