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irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
satirical - using satire; mocking
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
indict - charge; N. indictment
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously