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::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
::: notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
::: sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
::: chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
::: feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
::: restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
::: granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
::: annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood