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rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism