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tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
ensue - follow (as a result)
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship