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adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
artless - without guile; open and honest
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense