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wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
congenital - existing at birth
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly