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::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
::: askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
::: hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
::: inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
::: pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
::: bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
::: bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup