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winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
satirical - using satire; mocking
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.