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pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
prototype - original work used as a model by others
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
antecede - precede
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter