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acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar