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jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
illicit - illegal
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
allay - calm; pacify