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pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
promontory - headland
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
lofty - very high
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
consummate - complete; V.
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)