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drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
hummock - small hill; hillock
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help