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vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
mauve - pale purple
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
outspoken - candid; blunt
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition