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::: gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
::: legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
::: uproar - noisy confusion
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
::: subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
::: calamity - disaster; misery
::: olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
::: cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.