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::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
::: discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
::: digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
::: conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
::: parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
::: impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility