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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.
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
bicker - quarrel
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia