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wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
gruel - thin liquid porridge
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