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hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury