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thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
exiguous - small in amount; minute
internecine - mutually destructive
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational