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insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of