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perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
insurgent - rebellious; N.
misogamy - hatred of marriage
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model