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mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
injurious - harmful; causing injury
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp