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trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
chaffing - bantering; joking
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
engulf - surround and swallow up