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fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
incarcerate - imprison
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
militant - combative; bellicose; N.
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash