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acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
regatta - boat or yacht race
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear