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convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
accord - agreement