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severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
ventral - abdominal
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
pauper - very poor person
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
injurious - harmful; causing injury