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canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)