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::: extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
::: condiments - seasonings; spices
::: animosity - active enmity
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
::: offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
::: favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
::: fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young