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dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
brawl - noisy quarrel
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
deranged - insane
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint