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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
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing