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nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
adore - love deeply and respect highly
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute