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Acrid
sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly pungent; irritating to the eyes, nose, etc.
Boorish
of or like a boor; unmannered; crude; insensitive.
Cynical
like or characteristic of a cynic; distrusting or disparaging the motives of others.
Epistle
a letter, esp. a formal or didactic one; written communication.
Heresy
opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine, esp. of a church or religious system.
Lance
a long wooden shaft with a pointed metal head, used as a weapon by knights and cavalry soldiers in charging.
Terse
neatly or effectively concise; brief and pithy, as language.
Respite
a delay or cessation for a time, esp. of anything distressing or trying; an interval of relief
Poignant
keenly distressing to the feelings
Obscure
not clear or plain; ambiguous, vague, or uncertain