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::: rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
::: seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
::: paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
::: ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
::: mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction