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blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.