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::: malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
::: emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
::: piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
::: lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
::: pinnace - small boat
::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite