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rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''