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grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
contusion - bruise
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
incur - bring upon oneself
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished