Hovel

Noun. An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather.

Ooze

Verb.

Oubliette

Noun. A dungeon only accessible by a trapdoor at the top.

Applique

Noun. a decorative design made by cutting pieces of material and applying them to the surface of another for decoration.

Dicker

Verb. To bargain, haggle or negotiate over a sale.

Mnemonic

Adjective. Of or relating to mnemonics: the study of techniques for remembering anything more easily.

Erudite

Adjective. Learned, scholarly, with emphasis on knowledge gained from books.

Prow

Noun. The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.

Riparian

Adjective. Of or relating to the bank of a river or stream.

Penurious

Adjective. Miserly; excessively cheap.

Demonym

Noun. A name for an inhabitant or native of a specific place that is derived from the name of the place.

Deflect

Verb. To make (something) deviate from its original path.

Glabrous

Adjective. Smooth, hairless; bald.

Assignation

Noun. The act of assigning or allotting; apportionment.

Quirt

Noun. A rawhide whip plaited with two thongs of buffalo hide.