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tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
cascade - small waterfall
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
abode - dwelling place; home
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it