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tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch