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antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
residue - remainder; balance
aloft - upward; high up in the air
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
filch - steal (things of small value)
visage - face; appearance
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint