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parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
saline - salty
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
feign - pretend
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'