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laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
hummock - small hill; hillock
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
impeccable - faultless
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity