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forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
cascade - small waterfall
prong - pointed projecting part