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acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
belated - delayed
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
entomology - study of insects
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)