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::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
::: peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
::: severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
::: disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult