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::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
::: vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: solemnity - seriousness; gravity
::: piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
::: cogent - convincing
::: exult - rejoice
::: impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic