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::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
::: sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
::: tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
::: lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
::: bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
::: prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person