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chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
append - attach
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services