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aversion - firm dislike
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)