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::: contusion - bruise
::: satirical - using satire; mocking
::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
::: abhor - detest; hate
::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
::: congeal - freeze; coagulate
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark