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angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior