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grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit