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ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
aspirant - seeker after position or status
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
abjure - renounce upon oath
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain