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pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
primate - group of mammals including humans
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments