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cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent