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poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
belittle - disparage; depreciate
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest