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acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate