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chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
concord - harmony; accord
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
underlying - lying below; fundamental
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers