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::: speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
::: chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
::: blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
::: impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
::: quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash