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fiend - evil spirit; devil
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
allege - state without proof
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
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