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scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes