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sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
uproar - noisy confusion
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
obsidian - black volcanic rock
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience