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frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
demented - insane
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
concise - brief and compact
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted