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pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
horde - crowd; swarm
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.