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acetic - vinegary
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen