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cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
canto - division of a long poem
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave