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wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
pretext - excuse
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
illicit - illegal
pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles