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gruesome - grisly; horrible
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
recapitulate - summarize
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
forward - presumptuous or bold
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction