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contaminate - pollute
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
mollify - soothe an angry person
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention