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::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
::: brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
::: glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
::: exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
::: malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
::: brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
::: incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental