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::: abscission - cutting off; separation
::: drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
::: nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize