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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
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
collation - a light meal; collating
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
complementary - serving to complete something
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence