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volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness