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::: prong - pointed projecting part
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
::: 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
::: context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
::: douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
::: enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
::: abscond - depart secretly and hide