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mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil