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::: 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
::: exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
::: regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: imperil - put in danger
::: matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
::: ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
::: dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy