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abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
augment - increase; add to
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon