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pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
malady - illness
bode - foreshadow; portend