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nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
hovel - shack; small wretched house
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
indigence - poverty
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
subsequent - following in time or order; later
outspoken - candid; blunt