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acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
ameliorate - improve
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy