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disgruntle - make discontented
animated - lively; spirited
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)