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ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)