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1

bitter, stinging, or caustic in nature or speech

acrimonious

2

making more certain; double-checking; conspiring

corroborating

3

appearance; face

countenance

4

direct and unreserved in speech

frank

5

a feeling of resentment or ill-will

grudge

6

the esophagus; throat

gullet

7

staggered; stumbled

lurched

8

hold contempt for, usually towards God or sacred principles

profane

9

a thorough searching; a close examination or inquiry

scrutiny

10

a summons for witnesses or evidence before a court

subpoena

11

familiar; having personal knowledge of

acquainted

12

tactless; bold

brash

13

intimidating; bullying

browbeating

14

strike out; erase

expunge

15

washings; the process of bathing

lavations

16

a journey or long quest for knowledge or religious reasons

pilgrimage

17

an unpleasant situation

predicament

18

a particular course of action

proceedings

19

the act of making a conscious decision

volition

20

with great anger, hatred, or ill-will

wrathfully