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dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
chaffing - bantering; joking
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
febrile - feverish
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race