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incipient - beginning; in an early stage
quicksilver - mercury
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
coax - persuade by flattery
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable