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crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)