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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
emanate - issue forth; come out
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump