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skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.