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rile - irritate; vex; muddy
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous