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parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge