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corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury