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colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
vendor - seller
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
entreat - plead; ask earnestly