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flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
underscore - underline; emphasize
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
cloister - monastery or convent
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)