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swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
simulate - feign; imitate
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
obsidian - black volcanic rock
concentric - having a common center