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pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
agape - openmouthed
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
wastrel - waster; profligate
hummock - small hill; hillock