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blistered
A local swelling of the skin that contains watery fluid and is caused by burning or irritation
to console
To allay the sorrow or grief of
raspy
Rough; grating.
clunker
A decrepit machine, especially an old car; a rattletrap.
a hernia
The protrusion of an organ or other bodily structure through the wall that normally contains it; a rupture.
to gawk
An awkward, loutish person; an oaf.
to render
To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment
to wince
To shrink or start involuntarily, as in pain or distress; flinch.
pantomime
The telling of a story without words, by means of bodily movements, gestures, and facial expressions
gangly
Gangling.
savor
A distinctive quality or sensation
haggard
Wild or distraught in appearance.
disheveled
Marked by disorder; untidy
apologetically
Offering or expressing an apology or excuse
utter
To send forth with the voice
allegiance
Loyalty or the obligation of loyalty, as to a nation, sovereign, or cause
dote
To show excessive fondness or love
pensive
Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful
compel
To force, drive, or constrain
expulsion
The act of expelling or the state of being expelled.
anachronism
The representation of someone as existing or something as happening in other than chronological, proper, or historical order.
circuitous
Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course
circumlocution
A roundabout expression