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::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
::: wrath - anger; fury
::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
::: bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
::: terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
::: embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.