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forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
flora - plants of a region or era
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage