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nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
capacious - spacious
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to