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wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
emasculate - weaken; castrate
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
monochromatic - having only one color