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::: pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
::: lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
::: belittle - disparage; depreciate
::: vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
::: stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
::: crave - desire; want intensely
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
::: excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
::: maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)