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belligerent - quarrelsome
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
satirical - using satire; mocking
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference