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climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
insurgent - rebellious; N.
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
enervate - weaken; take away energy from