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striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
scorch - sear; N.
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict