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protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes