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anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious