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avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies