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distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
epoch - period of time
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
ambulatory - able to walk
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart