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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
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
fancied - imagined; unreal
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote