Echo

n.

Fig.: Sympathetic recognition; response; answer.

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Gourami

n.

A very largo East Indian freshwater fish (Osphromenus gorami), extensively reared in artificial ponds in tropical countries, and highly valued as a food fish. Many unsuccessful efforts have been made to introduce it into Southern Europe.

Funking

n.

A shrinking back through fear.

Vested

a.

Not in a state of contingency or suspension; fixed; as, vested rights; vested interests.

Riding

n.

A district in charge of an excise officer.

Forest

n.

A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign, set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but distinguished by certain limits, and protected by certain laws, courts, and officers of its own.

Recompensation

n.

Used to denote a case where a set-off pleaded by the defendant is met by a set-off pleaded by the plaintiff.

Unaidable

a.

Incapable of being aided.

Gunnel

n.

A small, eel-shaped, marine fish of the genus Muraenoides; esp., M. gunnellus of Europe and America; -- called also gunnel fish, butterfish, rock eel.

Acquiescence

n.

Submission to an injury by the party injured.

Hero

n.

An illustrious man, supposed to be exalted, after death, to a place among the gods; a demigod, as Hercules.

Alternative

n.

An offer of two things, one of which may be chosen, but not both; a choice between two things, so that if one is taken, the other must be left.

Altho

conj.

Although.