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fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
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
rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals