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frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin