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gnarled - twisted
leonine - like a lion
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
abjure - renounce upon oath
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.