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writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
absolve - pardon (an offense)
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
granary - storehouse for grain
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge