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graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
emasculate - weaken; castrate
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress