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chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
arrhythmic - lacking rhythm or regularity; N. arrhythmia
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
swindler - cheater
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.