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harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable