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prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
invective - abuse
espionage - spying
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar