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tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
surpass - exceed
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities