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ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured