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remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
crone - hag; ugly old woman
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
immutable - unchangeable
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior