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tawny - brownish yellow
engulf - surround and swallow up
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
penitent - repentant; N.
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)