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lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
retinue - following; attendants
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster