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sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
distrait - absentminded; distracted
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person