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throes - violent anguish
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks