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distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
duration - length of time something lasts
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite