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juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
noose - loop formed in a rope
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book