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polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
throes - violent anguish