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unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis