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bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
inevitable - unavoidable
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion