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exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine