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::: reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
::: fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
::: dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
::: equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
::: conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active