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::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
::: arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
::: practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
::: ablution - washing
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal