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granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
Occident - the West
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
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.