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::: anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
::: flair - talent
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
::: veer - change in direction; swerve
::: decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
::: terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
::: callus - area of thick hard skin