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aloft - upward; high up in the air
skinflint - miser; stingy person
vex - annoy; distress
contusion - bruise
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened