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::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
::: eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: belittle - disparage; depreciate
::: feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
::: ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
::: somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism