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::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
::: caricature - distortion; burlesque
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
::: bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
::: asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass