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fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
distrait - absentminded; distracted