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hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
demerit - fault; bad quality
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire