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gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
abeyance - suspended action
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return