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severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
cleft - N: split
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
engaging - charming; attractive
effeminate - having womanly traits
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate