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Travail (n)

Hard or agonizing labor

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Macabre (adj)

Ghastly; horrible; gruesome

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Modulation (n)

A refulation by or adjustment to a certain measure such as in music or radio waves

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Fusillade (n)

A barrage; a rapid discharge of firearms, simultaneously or in rapid succession
Súng bắn, xử bắn

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Faction (n)

A group or clique within a larger group, usually a minority, acting in unison in opposition to the larger group; internal dissension, conflict within an organization, nation or other group

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Malcontent (adj)

Dissatisfied; uneasy ỏr discont; a rebel

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Unguent (n)

Any soothing or healing ointment or lubricant for local application

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Pertinent (adj)

Applicable; related to a subject matter at hand

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Vocative (adj)

Pertaining to the act of calling

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Malady (n)

A disease or disorder

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Beset (v)

To surround on all sides; to annoy or harass persistently; to decorate with jewels

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Raddle (v)

To twist together, to intertwine

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Insinuate (v)

To hint or suggest; to intimate

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Perdition (n)

The most modern use of the word means eternal damnation, or a hell

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Lissome (adj)

Lithe or lithesome, usually related to the body; moving or bending easily or limber