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drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest