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thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
distend - expand; swell out
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless