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preamble - introductory statement
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard