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apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
boorish - rude; insensitive
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in