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Foible

Weakness; law; shortcoming in character - defect - noun

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Lacerate

To rip, maul, tear, mutilate, or mangle - wound - verb

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Harangue

mean, nasty, angry speech - tirade - noun

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Exact

The demand of - impose, demand - verb

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Abash

To embarrass - mortify - verb

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Tact

Skill and dealing with people in difficult situations - diplomacy - noun

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Uncouth

Crude; unrefined; awkward - coarse - adjective

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Fetish

Obsessive attachment - fixation - noun

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Phobia

Persistent, illogical fear - fear - noun

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Masticate

To chew - bite - verb

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Laconic

Not saying much; brief - concise - Adjective

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Malevolent

Wishing evil on others - hateful - adjective

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Meander

To wander aimlessly - wander - verb

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Apex

Highest point - summit, pinnacle - noun

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Nadir

Lowest point - base - noun

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Disseminate

To distribute - spread - verb

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Emaciated

Excessively thin; weak - gaunt, haggard, cadaverous

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Puissant

Powerful; mighty - important - adjective

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Citadel

Fortress overlooking a city; a stronghold- fort - noun

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Atrophy

To wither away - deteriorate - verb