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hereafter - life after death
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish