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throes - violent anguish
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay