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cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
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)
mishap - unfortunate accident
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
congeal - freeze; coagulate
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew