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::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
::: indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
::: tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
::: oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge
::: pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
::: nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall