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caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
trident - three-pronged spear