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fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
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
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity