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excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
mural - wall painting