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gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
agitate - stir up; disturb
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
monochromatic - having only one color