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vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
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
ovation - enthusiastic applause
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness