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::: canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
::: opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
::: iota - very small quantity
::: chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter