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exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
assiduous - diligent
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing