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harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
affiliation - joining; associating with
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
subaltern - subordinate
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
invincible - unconquerable
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength