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::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
::: droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
::: executioner - person administering capital punishment
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
::: surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
::: sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.