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::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
::: manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
::: chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
::: artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
::: postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
::: imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid