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restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
ovation - enthusiastic applause
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
missile - object to be thrown or projected
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence