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crone - hag; ugly old woman
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
append - attach
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
paramour - illicit lover
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous