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abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
vex - annoy; distress
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost