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flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
suitor - man who is courting a woman
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
gaffe - social blunder
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate