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::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
::: inkling - hint; slight indication
::: scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
::: elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
::: carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track