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::: cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
::: ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
::: ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: celerity - speed; rapidity
::: angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
::: galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
::: miserly - stingy; mean