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mammoth - gigantic; enormous
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily