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::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
::: wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
::: sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
::: monochromatic - having only one color
::: resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
::: dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
::: modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion