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gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
accost - approach and speak first to a person
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay