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Word: acerbity

Definition: bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)

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::: impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
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::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: ambulatory - able to walk
::: kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
::: impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
::: affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
::: galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
::: ablution - washing