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sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
impair - injure; hurt; damage