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fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
attenuate - make thin; weaken
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
incinerate - burn to ashes
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
colossal - huge