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luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster