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occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
upshot - outcome; final result
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle