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audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
preamble - introductory statement
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant