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::: contusion - bruise
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
::: insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
::: lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way