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throes - violent anguish
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
hut - crude dwelling; shack
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man