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pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.