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poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
edify - instruct; correct morally
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile