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obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither