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::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: apparition - ghost; phantom
::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
::: goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
::: quicksilver - mercury
::: invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of