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::: mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: fissure - crevice; crack
::: resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
::: ligneous - like wood
::: referendum - direct vote by all the people