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rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
adversary - opponent; enemy
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly