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::: pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
::: glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
::: refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
::: obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
::: collation - a light meal; collating
::: didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism