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quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
febrile - feverish
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
mauve - pale purple