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sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
blunder - error; stupid mistake
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat