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asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained