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::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
::: formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
::: relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
::: pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim