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catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
executioner - person administering capital punishment
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)