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mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.