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cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
slither - slip or slide
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
allege - state without proof
brawl - noisy quarrel
indigent - poor; destitute
chaffing - bantering; joking
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory