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enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction