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masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge