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::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
::: mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
::: indite - write; compose
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: cessation - stoppage