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excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
flotsam - drifting wreckage
innocuous - harmless
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
deign - condescend; stoop
pliant - flexible; easily influenced
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.