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::: momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
::: inamorata - woman whom a man loves
::: germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
::: mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
::: lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution