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dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine