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::: gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
::: chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
::: fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
::: conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
::: seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull