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::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: scrappy - quarrelsome
::: congenital - existing at birth
::: bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
::: disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: defalcate - embezzle
::: animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
::: nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal