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shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy