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asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
bastard - illegitimate child
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
obsequy - funeral ceremony
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
berate - scold strongly