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flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution