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astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
artless - without guile; open and honest