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taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull