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crone - hag; ugly old woman
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
abscission - cutting off; separation
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds