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hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen