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rile - irritate; vex; muddy
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.