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malodorous - foul-smelling
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
expedite - hasten; make go faster
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer