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haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
lascivious - lustful
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon