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frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
doggerel - poor verse
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
nefarious - very wicked
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense