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a dike
a wall that prevents a river, lake, or sea from flooding the land, dyke
a dearth
an amount of something that is too small: a lack
a hurdle
a frame for jumping over in a race; also a difficulty to be dealt with
to skimp
to use less of something than is necessary
up to snuff
Normal in health; Up to standard; adequate.
reticent
unwilling to speak about your thoughts or feelings
a tootsie
a toe or a foot
to bluff
to deceive someone by making them think that you are going to do something
to lope
(of a person or animal) to run with long, relaxed steps
a redoubt
something which holds or defends a belief or a way of life, especially one that is disappearing or threatened
to scamper
(esp. of small children and animals) to run with small, quick steps:
hooded eyes
have large eyelids that partly cover them, often giving them a threatening expression (pl., no article)
to cut
to stop or interrupt something, or to stop working suddenly or cause this to happen
piratical
characteristic of pirates
a cad
a man who behaves in an unkind or unfair way, especially towards women
pecs
pectorals, chest muscles (pl., no article)
a pup
the young of particular animals, or a puppy dog
limbo
in a situation where you do not know what will happen or when something will happen (fig., no article)
to calve
to give birth to a calf
Level 47