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chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful