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::: cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
::: attenuate - make thin; weaken
::: endue - provide with some quality; endow
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: diaphanous - sheer; transparent
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done