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graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
dismantle - take apart; disassemble