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::: wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
::: scorch - sear; N.
::: extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
::: prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
::: clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
::: encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
::: hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument