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pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set