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::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
::: wrath - anger; fury
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: befuddle - confuse thoroughly
::: misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
::: subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
::: ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss