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tenuous - thin; slim; rare
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
masticate - chew
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue