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intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
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
tenacity - firmness; persistence
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
sluggard - lazy person
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
diaphanous - sheer; transparent