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::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
::: avocation - secondary or minor occupation
::: chaffing - bantering; joking
::: pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
::: impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
::: chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
::: spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
::: tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed