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harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon