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laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)