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::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
::: dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
::: academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
::: quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble