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pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise