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beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
flotsam - drifting wreckage
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage