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putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
insurgent - rebellious; N.
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
contusion - bruise
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome