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grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate