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::: airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
::: 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
::: incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
::: supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
::: noose - loop formed in a rope
::: incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
::: incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words