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astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant