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sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian