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alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
ligneous - like wood
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
pendulous - hanging; suspended
altercation - noisy quarrel
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain