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pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
miserly - stingy; mean
regatta - boat or yacht race
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
congeal - freeze; coagulate
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death