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chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition