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writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke