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person who turns animal hides into leather

The meaning of the word tanner is person who turns animal hides into leather.

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harrowingagonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
ornateexcessively or elaborately decorated
tawdrycheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
emanateissue forth; come out
vernalpertaining to spring
severseparate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
prefatoryintroductory; of a preface
distorttwist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
wincemove back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.