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convex - curving outward
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence