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::: dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
::: epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
::: espionage - spying
::: invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
::: disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
::: malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
::: sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state