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wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
accost - approach and speak first to a person
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
awful - terrible; very bad
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air