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friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
kinetic - producing motion; of motion
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little