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contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
animosity - active enmity
accord - agreement
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve