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harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)