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astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.