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def.
acute
with a sharp point;keen and alert;sharp and severe'rising quickly to a high point and lasting for a short time
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bluster
to talk or act in a noisy and threatening way;to blow in stormy gusts;speech that is loud and threatening
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bungle
to act or work clumsily and awkwardly; to ruin something through clumsiness
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commentary
a series of notes clarifying or explaining something;an expression of opinion
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duration
the length of time that something continues or lasts
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eerie
causing fear because of strangeness;weird,mysterious
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facet
one aspect or side of a subject or problem;one of the cut surface of a gem
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fidelity
the state of being faithful;accuracy in details,exactness
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fray
a brawl,a noisy quarrel;to wear away by rubbing;make ragged or wore;to strain,irritate
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headstrong
willful,stubborn
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inhabitant
one living permanently in a given place
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numb
having lost the power of feeling or movement;to dull the feelings of;to cause to lose feeling
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pacify
to make peaceful or calm,to soothe
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ravenous
greedy;very hungry;eager for satisfaction
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refute
to prove incorrect
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remorse
deep and painful regret for one's past misdeeds; pangs of conscience
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setback
something that interferes with progress;a disappointment,unexpected loss or defeat;a steplike recession in a wall
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smug
overly self-satisfied,self-righteous
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synopsis
a brief statement giving a general view of some subject,book,ect.;a summary
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tarry
to delay leaving;to linger,wait;to remain or to stay for a while