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torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
gruel - thin liquid porridge
immobility - state of being immovable