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wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
truism - self-evident truth
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power