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::: blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
::: factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
::: egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
::: abscission - cutting off; separation
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: addiction - compulsive habitual need
::: perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee