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::: empirical - based on experience
::: wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
::: lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
::: impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
::: careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
::: withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
::: tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
::: drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
::: contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos