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remnant - remainder
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose