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amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
insurrection - rebellion; uprising
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
dissent - disagree
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection