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::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
::: chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
::: discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
::: shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded