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hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
scorch - sear; N.
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
obsequy - funeral ceremony
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)