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intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life