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scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
accede - agree
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
adage - wise saying; proverb
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
edify - instruct; correct morally
duration - length of time something lasts