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victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder