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benison - blessing
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
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
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
scorch - sear; N.
buffoonery - clowning
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity