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astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
lunar - pertaining to the moon