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embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century